Activity | Agriculture
Peru | Ongoing
Farmers in many parts of the world set fire to cultivated fields to clear stubble, weeds and waste before sowing a new crop. While this practice may be fast and economical for farmers, it is highly...
CARE is a global humanitarian organization providing disaster relief to areas in crisis, while providing long-term solutions to poverty around the world.
CARE has been working in Peru for 45 years to fight against poverty, support communities with comprehensive programs and advocacy efforts, and generate sustainable impacts.
CARE Peru is an actor in the Coalition's Agriculture initiative.
Farmers and the agro-forestry sector in many parts of the world use fire for a variety of purposes -- on cultivated fields to clear stubble, weeds and waste before sowing a new crop; to “renew”...